NEW DELHI, Sept 16 - The Centre today decided to declare NSCN(K) as an unlawful organisation for a period of 5 years, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention), Act 1967 in the face of the outfit�s continued hostility and violence against the Indian security personnel from their bases in Myanmar.
The decision to declare NSCN(K) an unlawful organisation was taken in a Cabinet meeting held here this morning, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad told newsmen after the meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. �In recent times, a lot of explosions and ambushes have been carried out by the organisation. The Government of India, after elaborate consideration, has decided to declare NSCN(K) an unlawful organisation for 5 years,� Prasad said.
The Government of India has signed ceasefire agreement on April 25 with the newly formed NSCN (Reformation) under Wangtin Naga, and a framework agreement with NSCN(I-M) on August 3.
However, the Khaplang group has since carried out a series of violent attacks on the Indian armed forces from their bases in Myanmar.